Board will cut

Education assistants and teacher-librarians bear brunt of city public schools deficit strategy Mar 12, 2009 Toronto Star LOUISE BROWN – In a bid to shrink a looming $23 million deficit, the [...]

Board slashes 186 classroom jobs

The Toronto District School Board has agreed to cut 36 teacher-librarian and 150 education assistant positions in its bid to tackle a mammoth $23-million deficit next year.  The board’s [...]

school reviews: updated

TDSB has been studying the future of  schools in every area of the city.  As a result a number of neighbourhood schools will be either rebuilt, refurbished, amalgamated or closed.    For news on [...]

Schools no safer, Falconer says

Toronto board’s inaction due to lack of funding from province, he argues, year after scathing report January 10, 2009 IAIN MARLOW    Toronto schools are no safer one year after the release [...]

Elementary teachers eye strike vote

Ontario’s largest teachers’ union says the province’s public elementary school teachers could be on strike by the end of March. Union spokesperson David Clegg is threatening a [...]

Split class upheaval

An Open Letter to the Minister of EducationDear Minister Wynne:On behalf of St. Agnes Catholic School with the Toronto Catholic District School Board, we wish to express our concern about [...]

Class Size Reduction is a Fool’s Game

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE It’s almost two months into the school year; children have adjusted to their classroom, their teacher and the other students. They don’t have one split grade in the entire [...]

Board closes 80% of schools

Today, Oakville is at risk of losing a strong partner in our community, the local public schools.  Values, safety, community and outstanding academic achievement are the centrestone of South East [...]

Elementary teachers expect parity.

Toronto Star  Sept 1, 2008  Louise Brown  EDUCATION REPORTER Why do Ontario high schools get more money than elementary schools? Are our children's first schoolteachers [...]